Sweepstakes Parlor Investigated by CMPD
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Detectives with the Narcotics Division and Alcohol Control Unit of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department conducted an investigation of a local sweepstakes parlor.
Police launched the investigation after reports of illegal slot machines and other activity at LPM Sweepstakes on Old Pineville Road.
Yvonne Adams, 58, an employee, was arrested. Cash totaling $2,849 was seized from the business.
Detectives found 26 electronic and slot machines including bingo, poker, keno, and other video games, all in violation of state statutes.